SportPesa's Esports partner and renown gamer Brian 'The Beast' Diang'a. PHOTO | SP

Renown gaming company SportPesa are at it again as they continue to offer remarkable products to their customers after they announced they have entered the Esports realm.

SportPesa announced a first-of-its-kind partnership with iconic Esports athlete, African video games ambassador and mentor, Brian ‘The Beast’ Diang’a.

With this, they became the first operator in the Kenyan market to offer an extensive Esports portfolio to bet on with a variety of interactive games to pick from.

The new offering features a captivating selection of games and competitions such as eSoccer, League of Legends, DOTA 2, Counterstrike and Rainbow Six among many others.

The company has also launched an avenue for Esports fans to earn money as they enjoy watching their favourite players and teams by introducing an interesting variety of these games on its platform.

“Playing Esports such as Mortal Kombat which I was very good at, provided me with an escape from the many challenges that I faced while growing up in the slums of Kibera,” said Diangá who is currently also an Esports tutor and an ambassador for peace through gaming.

“With the support from a great gaming brand like SportPesa, I am looking to scale up projects that inspire the next generation of Esports athletes and content creators,” he added.

There has been a rapid increase in popularity of Esports in the country and with the growing interest and demand, SportPesa has bridged the gap with this exciting new venture.

Partnering with personalities such as ‘The Beast’ will see SportPesa make an impact in shaping the next generation of Esports athletes and communities that are flying the Kenyan flag high in global tournaments and events.

“Through this partnering with Beast, we are excited by the many opportunities such as tournaments, hangouts and streaming sessions through which we can engage our Esports community to develop this nascent industry in Kenya and even challenge the global leaders,” SportPesa’s Head of Marketing Liz Muragu.

“This is a huge step for us as a company and we look forward to all the doors this will open and we are confident that our customers will enjoy all the games at their disposal,” she added.

You can now play Esports on the SportPesa platform and you can click here to choose from the variety of games available.

SportPesa are well known for breaking barriers in continual support to develop sports and are involved in football partnerships with Gor Mahia FC, Wazee Pamoja League and National Super League side Murangá Seal.

Stay tuned to SportPesa’s Blog for updates on the Esports games and detailed articles on how to play and make money while you enjoy this new journey in gaming.

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